Playlist: The Very Best of Big Star (1972-2005)

Playlist: The Very Best of Big Star (1972-2005)

by Big Star
     
 
Playlist: The Very Best of Big Star features 14 tracks from guitarist and singer Alex Chilton's pioneering power pop combo, from their 1972 debut album #1 Record to the 2005 reunion effort In Space. Seven of the 14 selections first appeared on Columbia: Live at Missouri University, which documents a 1993 reunion show that was

Overview

Playlist: The Very Best of Big Star features 14 tracks from guitarist and singer Alex Chilton's pioneering power pop combo, from their 1972 debut album #1 Record to the 2005 reunion effort In Space. Seven of the 14 selections first appeared on Columbia: Live at Missouri University, which documents a 1993 reunion show that was Big Star's first live date in 18 years, with Chilton and drummer Jody Stephens joined by Ken Stringfellow and Jon Auer from the Posies. Rehearsal tapes and songs from the albums #1 Record, Radio City, and Third/Sister Lovers fill out this idiosyncratic overview of one of the most influential cult acts of the 1970s.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/25/2013
Label:
Sony Legacy
UPC:
0888430042629
catalogNumber:
300426

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Big Star   Primary Artist
Chris Bell   Vocals
Alex Chilton   Guitar,Vocals
Jon Auer   Guitar,Background Vocals
James Luther Dickinson   Guitar,Drums,Mellotron
Andy Hummel   Bass,Keyboards
John Lightman   Bass,Background Vocals
Jody Stephens   Drums,Vocals
Ken Stringfellow   Bass,Vocals,Background Vocals
Jonathan Auer   Guitar,Vocals

Technical Credits

Chris Bell   Composer
Big Star   Producer
Alex Chilton   Composer
Billy Altman   Liner Notes
Jon Auer   Composer
James Luther Dickinson   Producer
John Fry   Executive Producer
Andy Hummel   Composer
Jeff Powell   Producer
Jim Rondinelli   Producer
Jody Stephens   Composer
Ken Stringfellow   Composer
Ebet Roberts   Images
Rob Carter   Art Direction
Maude Schuyler Clay   Images
Michael O'Brien   Images

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